Beef and Onions


Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 or 3

    with a salad and a vegetable
    • Difficulty


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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This is a fast and easy beefy dish with a pleasing sweetness to the sauce. The crisp onions add a delightful crunchiness. Serves 2 or 3 with a salad and a vegetable, such as the Stir-fried Spinach or Shredded Cabbage with Carrots.



Toss the shredded meat in a bowl, separating the shreds if any are attached. Mix in the soy sauce and sugar; add the cornstarch and mingle until smooth; then pour in the oil and mix thoroughly. Refrigerate the marinated meat for 15 to 30 minutes or longer.

Shred the onions, always cutting them lengthwise. Peel the garlic. Combine the sauce ingredients in a bowl and stir until the sugar